NIESHL Spring Conference 2022

Congratulations to NIESHL’s own Dr. Michael Ayala, the 2021 Illinois World Language Teacher of the Year. Dr. Ayala is a World Languages teacher at John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights.  Mike received the ICTFL Paul T. Griffith Teacher of the Year Award at the 2021 ICTFL Fall Conference.  He will represent Illinois in the competition for Central States Conference Teacher of the Year.

Spring Virtual Conference 2021

New PD opportunities

Check out the online course offering at UIC for the Fall of 2020 under the PD tab!


Thank you for attending the NIESHL Spring Conference  2020! Check out the Resources tab to see our presentations from the conference.   Thank you also to our wonderful presenters and sponsors!


Native Speaker/Heritage Spanish Teacher opening:

Thank you for visiting NIESHL at the ICTFL 2019 Fall conference!

Check out the Resources tab to see our presentations from ICTFL 2019

Check out the Scholarship Tab for more information about the 2019-20 Scholarship

Project Eñye is a multi-media documentary project focused on transforming the way we talk, share and view culture and identity.  See the forum tab for more information and a link to the documentary.

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